Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Most Annoying Word

Most Annoying Word: 'Whatever': Hands down, no word grates on Americans more than "whatever," a public opinion survey says.

6 comments:

Richard said...

I would have voted for "actually" , followed by "lock down".

Randy Johnson said...

In phrases, the one I hate is "You know what I'm saying."

Deb said...

Also in the running: Like ya know (I realize that's three words, but they function as one) along with bro and dude.

Anonymous said...

Whatever.


Jeff

Cap'n Bob said...

My most hated one is "I'm like." "You know/unnerstand what I'm saying?" is a close second.

Fred Zackel said...

Basically ... because it is NEVER needed in any sentence. Its sole purpose to give its speakers time to collect (if possible) their meager thoughts (of which they always have a paucity.) I grind my teeth in protest.